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Classification Code:
SEED MERCHANTS — including operation of seed sorting machinery
This classification applies to employers engaged in the purchase, sale and processing of plant seeds, including but not limited to flower, grain, grass and vegetable seeds, including incidental research and development operations and research farming. This classification also applies to the cleaning and packaging of flower bulbs.

Stores engaged in the sale of nursery stock and garden supplies shall be classified as 8004, Stores — garden supplies.

The processing of seed products for human consumption shall be classified as 6504, Food Products Mfg. or Processing.

The blending of seeds and grains to produce animal feed shall be classified as 2014(2), Feed Mfg.

The commercial growing of plants for the purpose of obtaining seeds shall be classified as 0172, Truck Farms.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date
SEED MERCHANTS — including operation of seed sorting machinery1/1/2017
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